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Ballad - advance the action Ballads often open abruptly...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/25/11 Ballad By Nakul Shah
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3/25/11 What is a ballad? A ballad is a short narrative poem that is written to be sung. It is simple and dramatic, and tells a tale of love, death, and the supernatural. Ballads are known for incremental repetition, with repetitions every one or more lines with small but significant variations that advance the action. Ballads often open abruptly, present
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Unformatted text preview: advance the action. Ballads often open abruptly, present brief descriptions, and contain concise dialogue. 3/25/11 • You noble Diggers all, stand up now, stand up now, You noble Diggers all, stand up now, The wast land to maintain, seeing Cavaliers by name Your digging does maintain, and persons all defame Stand up now, stand up now....
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